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Fabrisonic 3D Prints Bulk Metallic Glasses to Make Wear-Resistant Surfaces

Fabrisonic has always been a bit of an outlier in 3D print land. The company develops Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM), which uses sound waves to join together layers of metal…

Hybrid 3D Printing, Part 3: Small and Unique Companies

In the last installment in this series, we looked at some of the bigger players in the hybrid manufacturing space. Here, we look at some smaller companies, as well as…

Fabrisonic, Luna Innovations, & EWI: 3D Printed Smart Baseplate for Powder Defect Detection

Last year, Ohio-based company Fabrisonic teamed up with optical measurement technology leader Luna Innovations to make 3D printed smart structures, using its patented hybrid metal Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM) process, that…

Interview with Fabrisonic on Embedding Sensors in 3D Printed Metal Parts

Fabrisonic has a very unique 3D printing technology. The company’s UAM (Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing) process can take layers of metal tapes and through ultrasonically welding them and then machining them…

RAPID 2019: Opening Day and Opening Ceremony

The first day of the RAPID + TCT conference was bristling with activity. The first day mostly consists of lectures and workshops. At some other conferences, this is a secondary…

Fabrisonic and Luna Innovations Making 3D Printed Smart Structures with Embedded Fiber Optic Sensors

Ohio company Fabrisonic is well-known in the industry for its hybrid metal 3D printing process, called Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM), which uses high frequency ultrasonic vibrations to merge layers of metal foil together in a…

Fabrisonic Uses UAM 3D Printing Process to Create Functionally Graded Metal Materials

Functionally-graded materials (FGMs) differ from traditional composites in that two materials are joined with a graded interface in order to avoid a boundary between them. As FGMs are resistant to failure, they’re…

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3D Printing in Metal: Sign Up Before September 6 & Save

3D Printing in Metal, our three-week online class, starts September 18. The online class mixes live instructor-led sessions with online discussions and personalized help from course facilitators. By the end…

Fabrisonic’s Whitepaper on Metal 3D Printed Heat Exchangers for NASA JPL

Founded in 2011, Ohio-based Fabrisonic uses its hybrid metal 3D printing process, called Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing (UAM), to merge layers of metal foil together in a solid-state thanks to high frequency ultrasonic…

Ohio-Based 3D Printing Companies Fabrisonic and MakerGear at RAPID + TCT

At last week’s RAPID + TCT in Fort Worth, Texas, 3DPrint.com was on the show floor checking out the latest innovations and new 3D printer releases, as well as attending…

Taking the Unconventional Route to 3D Printing

Growing up in a household with a father in engineering and mother in mathematics, I was destined to be in the science and engineering world.  However, I didn’t see it…

RAPID Wrap-Up: Fabrisonic, Direct Dimensions, and Chemson Pacific Talk 3D Printing with Metal and Vinyl, and 3D Scanning

During RAPID + TCT, I had the opportunity to catch up with Fabrisonic to talk sound wave-based metal 3D printing; Direct Dimensions to chat about 3D scanning; and Chemson and…

3D Printing: The Stories We Missed — February 25, 2017

Fabrisonic has received another patent for Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing. ‘Design your own 3D printed dolls’ startup MakieLab has been acquired by Disney. Cura, Ultimaker’s open source slicing software, has gotten a…

Fabrisonic: Sound Waves are Building 3D Metal Prints Through Both Additive & Subtractive Processes

With 3D printing, just when you think you’ve seen it–or heard it–all, something else takes its place in the forefront immediately, proving you wrong. While we have followed numerous, and very…

Fabrisonic Builds Fully Dense, Complex Metal Parts & Heat Exchanges Via Ultrasonic Additive Manufacturing

Fabrisonic has developed a unique additive manufacturing method which is a sort of hybrid of ultrasonic welding and CNC milling, and the company uses the technology to create complex and…